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Coronavirus: The full list of shops and businesses in Gedling borough that are allowed to stay open during UK lockdown

by Gedling Eye Reporter
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Boris Johnson last night announced a series of wide-ranging measures to tackle the UK’s coronavirus outbreak.

Effective immediately, the government says you can go outside only for “very limited purposes”.

He also ordered most businesses to close, with only a small minority allowed to stay open that offer ‘essential serives’

So, who CAN stay open to allow people in Gedling borough to shop for basic necessities?

Shops and businesses in Gedling borough that must close

Restaurants – except food delivery outlets that can remain open

Cafes – except those in hospitals, care homes or schools

Pubs, bars and nightlife

Hair, beauty and nail salons

Massage parlours

All retail stores (except those listed in the section at the bottom)

Outdoor and indoor markets – except those that offer food

Auction houses

Car showrooms

Hotels, hostels, B&Bs, campsites and boarding houses – unless people live there as a primary residence

Caravan parks – if people use them as a primary home, they can continue to do so

Libraries – unless they host food banks

Places of worship

PICTURED: Bonington Theatre in Arnold has been ordered to close for three weeks

Cinemas, theatres and concert halls

Museums, galleries

Bingo halls, casinos and betting shops


Skating rinks

Fitness studios, gyms, swimming pools, leisure centres

Arcades, bowling alleys, play centres

Enclosed spaces in parks such as sports courts, playgrounds, outdoor gyms

The retailers allowed to remain open

Supermarkets and other food shops

Health shops


Petrol stations

Bicycle shops

Home and hardware stores

Laundrettes and dry cleaners


Car rentals

Pet shops

Corner shops


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1 comment

Kevin Mar 26, 2020 - 10:44 pm

Where is our MP in the midst of this crisis? I haven’t heard a peep, so I presume he’s self-isolating.


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